Posts Tagged "new depression treatment"

Ketamine: A Promising Novel Therapy for Anxiety and PTSD

  Article from Psychiatry Advisor: Ketamine was originally approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as an anesthetic, but is increasingly being used to treat mood disorders, such as treatment-resistant depression, anxiety disorders, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).1,2...
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Results of Randomized Trial Confirm Ketamine as Viable Non-opioid Alternative

Researchers at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center have concluded that intranasal ketamine is as effective as intranasal fentanyl for the relief of pain from acute extremity injury in children. The findings from a recently completed randomized trial are important in...
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Double-Blind Clinical Trial Shows that Dose Matters with Ketamine in Depressed Patients

The results of a new clinical trial with ketamine were published in Nature’s Molecular Psychiatry journal.  Researchers conducted a double-blind, placebo-controlled, dose-ranging trial of intravenous ketamine as adjunctive therapy in treatment-resistant depression (TRD).  99 subjects, 18-70 years old with TRD…

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